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Betaine

Betaine

(Science: chemical) a derivative of glycine characterised by high water solubility. Can function as an osmotic agent in plant tissues.

See: biogenic amines.


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Beet Root Pigment

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3220389/ The findings suggest that betaine possesses significant anti-stress activity, which may be due to its antioxidant property. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2867421/ Further investigation using whole ...

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by jinx25
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:54 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beet Root Pigment
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Beet Root Pigment

As a precursor to HCL in the stomach (Betaine).

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by jinx25
Sun Oct 07, 2012 4:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beet Root Pigment
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Removing MBP tag

... have problems with inclusion bodies and want to keep E.coli, I suggest decreasing incubation temperature to ~25°C and using osmotic compounds as betaine. I have used it for my protein, which I couldn't get any activity before and then it was fine.

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by JackBean
Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:18 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Removing MBP tag
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I get short smears trying to amplify tomato DNA, pleaseHelp

... band from ~50bp-400bp, rather than a discrete band at a specific length. Do primer dimers usually occure as smears? I have tried adding DMSO, Betaine, and BSA, with no improvement to the product. I have also tried using different reagents, I have had new primers made, I have tried hot start ...

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by tomato
Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:27 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: I get short smears trying to amplify tomato DNA, pleaseHelp
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Views: 6091

Discussion of Cocamidopropyl betaine

... and to reduce irritation purely ionic surfactants would cause. It also serves as an antistatic agent in hair conditioners. Cocamidopropyl betaine is a derivate of cocamide and glycine betaine (a form of betaine). See cocamide for the discussion of the length of carbon chain in the molecule. ...

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by vikasm
Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:15 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Discussion of Cocamidopropyl betaine
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